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Nine Patch Quilt: Circa 1910; Pennsylvania   $725   

Nine Patch quilt on a chambray ground with wonderful gingham checks. Triangles connecting the Nine Patches create octagons in the off blocks making this more than a simple Nine Patch. A lovely country quilt in classic red, white and blue. (On my monitor, it looks more pinkish, but that is not the case.) Pristine, unwashed condition. Measures 73" x 82". Pennsylvania origin; circa 1910.      
  
Nine Patch Quilt: Circa 1910; Pennsylvania
Los Castillo Sterling and Aztec Jade Necklace
  Los Castillo Sterling and Aztec Jade Necklace   $975

Totally awesome sterling silver necklace with huge Aztec jade pendant by famed Mexican silver designers, Los Castillo. Stone measures 4 1/2" wide and 1 1/4" tall. Chain, which also has Aztec jade, is 22" long. Excellent condition. Pendant and clasp both hallmarked. Made 1980's.

Irish Chain Crib Quilt: Circa 1880; Pennsylvania   $2,675  

This Irish Chain Crib Quilt has it all. The pattern and scale are wonderful. The condition is immaculate. The fabrics could not be better - including the cheater's cloth (printed patchwork) backing. Dates circa 1880; Pennsylvania origin. Measures 32" square.
Irish Chain Crib Quilt: Circa 1880; Pennsylvania
Diamonds Hooked Rug: Circa 1920
  Diamonds Hooked Rug: Circa 1920   $975

Light and dark Diamonds in shades of tans and browns are highlighted with red centers and frame. Colors are reminiscent of a Navaho weaving. Excellent condition. Measures 38" x 59"; circa 1920.

Irish Bear Paw Puzzle Quilt: Circa 1920; Pennsylvania   $1,675  

It's difficult to find a name for this dynamic geometric quilt because it forms so many patterns. The basic block is much like a Basket pattern. The adjoining red blocks form a Bow Tie or Hourglass. Each square divided into a red and green triangle surrounded by a peach sawtooth is another way to look at the primary pattern. In sum, it's a fabulous, original piece with a lots of movement. The unlikely combination of these solid colors adds to the drama of the piece. The triangle border is the... Click for details
Irish Bear Paw Puzzle Quilt: Circa 1920; Pennsylvania
Margot de Taxco Enamel on Sterling Pins
  Margot de Taxco Enamel on Sterling Pins   $145

Two wonderful enamel animal pins by Margot de Taxco; circa 1950. Both are in excellent condition and well hallmarked. Birds measure 1 3/4" wide and 5/8" tall. Fish is 2" wide and 1 5/8"tall. Glorious colors.

Sunbonnet Sue and Overall Sam Crib Quilt: Ca. 1930; Pa.   $595  

Absolutely charming crib quilt that is a miniaturized version of Sunbonnet Sue and Overall Sam. Each dress and shirt is a different fabric. Pristine, unwashed condition. Nicely quilted. Backing fabric of sailboats is equally interesting to use as a wholecloth quilt. Measures 45" x 54". Pennsylvania origin; 1930's.
Sunbonnet Sue and Overall Sam Crib Quilt: Ca. 1930; Pa.
One Patch/ Bars Crib Quilt: Pennsylvania
  One Patch/ Bars Crib Quilt: Pennsylvania   $475

Crib Quilt consisting of Bars filled with One Patches. Excellent, unwashed condition. Top was made circa 1890 and, based upon the backing, probably quilted in the 1930's. Pieces such as these that are completed a generation later are called Mother-Daughter quilts but do not refer to family relations. Measures 48" x 52"; Pennsylvania origin.

Horsehead and Good Luck Horseshoes Hooked Rug   $1,195  

Charming hooked rug with a horse head surrounded by four lucky horseshoes. These two literal elements are surrounded by more abstract concentric squares, making for a very pleasing composition. Nice combination of soft and deep colors. Excellent condition; professionally mounted. Horse's eye is a piece of appliqued cotton; rest of the rug is wool. Circa 1920; measures 33" x 38".
Horsehead and Good Luck Horseshoes Hooked Rug
Los Castillo Silver, Copper and Brass Choker Necklace
  Los Castillo Silver, Copper and Brass Choker Necklace   $565

Streamlined choker necklace in sterling, copper and brass made by Los Castillo who takes credit for initiating work with married metals. Substantial weight; well hinged links. Measures approximately 16" in circumference (can't be more precise because of the curve of the necklace) and 7/16" wide. Excellent condition.

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